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Dublin: 8°C Monday 1 March 2021

Firefighters battle huge warehouse blaze on Dublin's northside

The fire on Richmond Road is ongoing.

Updated 4.15pm

FIREFIGHTERS IN DUBLIN are battling a blaze at a premises on Richmond Road on Dublin’s northside.

Seven units of Dublin Fire Brigade are currently at the scene and efforts to put out the fire are ongoing.

It is unknown at present whether there are any injuries as a result of the fire.

Firefighters were first called to the scene before 2pm with thick smoke visible from the fire from significant distances away.

One nearby resident told TheJournal.ie that the fire has forced locals indoors.

Posted by on Monday, 1 March 2021

“The smoke is incredibly dense and billowing low from Richmond Road right over to Croke Park, we’re staying inside with the windows shut because it’s really overpowering,” they said.

Dublin Fire Brigade has told local residents to stay indoors as a precaution.

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